President Ramaphosa appoints panel to assist in new NPA boss hire

In an unprecedented move, President Cyril Ramaphosa is turning to an outside panel to help him identify a new head of the National Prosecution Authority (NPA).

The move to consult more widely in the search for a replacement of former director of public prosecution Shaun Abrahams who was appointed by former president Jacob Zuma.

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This is a major departure from the unilateral and opaque nature of appointments.

Speaking to Xolani Gwala, General Secretary of Casac Lawson Naidoo says the President's move is a step in the right direction.

As you said the previous methods of appointments have been opaque and there has been no transparency.

Lawson Naidoo, Executive Secretary Casac

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